Crabb's English Synonyms: Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout

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Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1916 - English language - 716 pages
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Crabb's often criticized book came out in 1816 and despite criticisms several dozen editions were published before Roget's swept the field. For my purposes the print is entirely too small,but there ... Read full review

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I found this book at a great bookshop in Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia. It is a thorough and useful work. It is not merely a list of synonyms. Crabb explains the etymologies of the word and the difference in meanings between them. It is a book which deserves to be more widely known.

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